distributions: UBUNTU vs DEBIAN
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Thu Apr 20 12:57:32 UTC 2006
Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 11:18 +0200, Alexandre Franke wrote:
>> On 4/20/06, Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:
>> > As I understand it, Ubuntu takes a snapshot of the unstable branch of
>> > Debian, stabilise it and make their own changes and development to it.
>> > 6 months later, they take another snapshot etc...
>> I doubt it's working like this.
> But it is...
>> Warty (first Ubuntu release) was made
>> like this but next releases are based upon the one before
> Nope, at the start of each release cycle, they sync with Debian...
And individual packagers resync with Debian whenever they feel the need.
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